Harlan Krumholz, MD, SM
Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine, Yale University
Harlan Krumholz is a cardiologist, health care scientist, and health care improvement expert at Yale University where he is the Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine. He is Director of the Yale-New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation and Co-Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program at Yale. His has led research and initiatives to improve the quality and outcomes of clinical decisions and health care delivery, reduce disparities, enable transparency in practice and research, and avoid wasteful practices. He established the Yale Big Data to Knowledge initiative, a multidisciplinary effort to use advanced analytics to solve health care problems, and co-directs the Yale University Research Computing Center. He is a leading expert for national research initiatives in China and received the Friendship Award from the government, their highest recognition of foreign experts. Dr. Krumholz is a member of the Institute of Medicine, the Association of American Physicians, and the American Society for Clinical Investigation. He is a Distinguished Scientist of the American Heart Association. He is on the Board of Governors of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. Dr. Krumholz received a BS from Yale, an MD from Harvard Medical School, and a Masters in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard University School of Public Health.